Sound Bar News (94 Posts)


Polk Introduces the Command Bar Soundbar with Alexa Built in

Polk Introduces the Command Bar Soundbar with Alexa Built in

Polk Audio has added a new soundbar to its lineup. The Command Bar is the company's first voice-controlled soundbar, with Amazon's Alexa Voice Service built in. The powered soundbar uses two 1.25- by 3.25-inch full-range drivers and two one-inch tweeters,... Continue Reading

Sound Bar News

Soundbars are the fastest growing speaker category in all of consumer electronics and home theater. Soundbars are speakers specifically designed to provide sound from today's amazingly thin HDTV sets. With built-in DVD or built-in Blu-ray players - these often HDMI powered, thin speaker systems play the role of a 3.1 or 5.1 surround sound speaker system and an HDMI receiver for far less of a price. Read below for all of the latest developments in the world of soundbars. See our Soundbar Review page for reviews of the top performing home theater soundbars from the likes of Yamaha, Bowers & Wilkins, Polk Audio, Definitive Technology.

For announcements of new soundbars and the improved features they offer, be sure to look through this section.

Sound Bar News Archives

Dec 29, 2017

Samsung to Add New NW700 to Sound+ Line of Soundbars

At CES 2018, Samsung will introduce a new soundbar, the NW700. Part of the company's Sound+ line of all-in-one soundbars,... Continue Reading
Samsung to Add New NW700 to Sound+ Line of Soundbars

Dec 28, 2017

LG Announces New Atmos Soundbar and Portable Speakers

In advance of CES 2018, LG has unveiled several new audio products, developed in partnership with Meridian Audio. The new... Continue Reading
LG Announces New Atmos Soundbar and Portable Speakers

Nov 16, 2017

New Reference Premiere Designer On-Wall Speakers From Klipsch

Klipsch has introduced a new line of on-wall speakers designed to complement a wall-mounted flat-panel television. The Reference Premiere Designer... Continue Reading
New Reference Premiere Designer On-Wall Speakers From Klipsch

Sep 16, 2017

Paradigm Introduces the Décor Custom Collection of On-Wall Speakers

Paradigm has introduced the new Décor Custom Collection of on-wall speakers, which are customizable in both size and channel configuration.... Continue Reading
Paradigm Introduces the Décor Custom Collection of On-Wall Speakers

Sep 08, 2017

MartinLogan Adds New Speaker Models to Its Motion Series

MartinLogan has added five new speakers to its Motion Series: four compact speakers and one three-channel soundbar. The Motion SLM... Continue Reading
MartinLogan Adds New Speaker Models to Its Motion Series

Aug 02, 2017

Pioneer Adds DTS Play-Fi to Select Products

Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation has announced the addition of DTS Play-Fi multi-room audio streaming to two Pioneer products: the $349... Continue Reading
Pioneer Adds DTS Play-Fi to Select Products

Jul 13, 2017

Samsung Launches MS750 Five-Channel Soundbar

Samsung has added a new soundbar to its Sound+ lineup. The five-channel HW-MS750 ($699.99) sports 11 speakers: three wide-range tweeters,... Continue Reading
Samsung Launches MS750 Five-Channel Soundbar

Jun 12, 2017

Yamaha Launches YAS-207 Soundbar with DTS Virtual:X

Yamaha has introduced its first soundbar to support DTS Virtual:X technology, which is designed to re-create immersive 3D audio formats... Continue Reading
Yamaha Launches YAS-207 Soundbar with DTS Virtual:X

May 16, 2017

Sound United Unveils New Products From Polk and Marantz at NY Event

The MagniFi MAX SR--Polk Audio's first soundbar to be bundled with surround speakers--was a key highlight of the several new... Continue Reading
Sound United Unveils New Products From Polk and Marantz at NY Event

May 08, 2017

VIZIO Launches New Soundbar Collection

VIZIO has introduced its new 2017 soundbar lineup, which features four models ranging in price from $79.99 to $249.99. The... Continue Reading
VIZIO Launches New Soundbar Collection

Apr 19, 2017

Monitor Audio Debuts SB-4 Passive L/C/R Soundbar

Monitor Audio has added a new passive model to its soundbar line. The SB-4 is an L/C/R soundbar in which... Continue Reading
Monitor Audio Debuts SB-4 Passive L/C/R Soundbar

Apr 15, 2017

Q Acoustics Debuts M3 Soundbar

Q Acoustics, a popular hi-fi brand in the U.K. that has just opened a direct-to-consumer operation here in the U.S.,... Continue Reading
Q Acoustics Debuts M3 Soundbar

Mar 17, 2017

Denon Announces New HEOS Soundbar and Subwoofer

Following up on the company's recent introduction of its first HEOS-branded AV receiver, Denon has now announced the addition of... Continue Reading
Denon Announces New HEOS Soundbar and Subwoofer

Mar 08, 2017

Sonos Introduces the PLAYBASE Soundbase

Sonos has introduced its first soundbase, the $699 PLAYBASE. Like a soundbar, the soundbase is a one-piece amplified TV speaker... Continue Reading
Sonos Introduces the PLAYBASE Soundbase

Feb 14, 2017

Fluance Launches the AB40 Soundbase

Fluance has announced a new soundbase called the AB40 that is now shipping. Like all soundbases, the AB40 is a... Continue Reading
Fluance Launches the AB40 Soundbase

Jan 14, 2017

Onkyo Launches SBT-A500 Atmos Soundbar System

Onkyo has debuted the new SBT-A500 sound bar system, which features a three-channel passive soundbar with two up-firing drivers for... Continue Reading
Onkyo Launches SBT-A500 Atmos Soundbar System

Dec 30, 2016

Samsung Announces New Speaker, Soundbar, and UHD Blu-ray Player

In advance of next week's Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung has unveiled three new products: the H7 wireless speaker (shown here),... Continue Reading
Samsung Announces New Speaker, Soundbar, and UHD Blu-ray Player

Nov 28, 2016

Integra Debuts Slim Receiver and Atmos-Friendly Soundbar

Integra has introduced two new products. The DSX-3 ($600) is a 6.1-channel AV receiver in a slim cabinet that measures... Continue Reading
Integra Debuts Slim Receiver and Atmos-Friendly Soundbar

Nov 27, 2016

Monitor Audio Debuts ASB-10 Soundbar and WS-10 Subwoofer

Monitor Audio has introduced a new two-channel active soundbar called the ASB-10. The ASB-10 ($750) combines four three-inch C-CAM bass... Continue Reading
Monitor Audio Debuts ASB-10 Soundbar and WS-10 Subwoofer

Nov 15, 2016

Atlantic Technology Introduces Larger FS5 Three-in-One Speaker

Atlantic Technology has added a larger model to its Front Stage (FS) line of L/C/R speakers. The company previously introduced... Continue Reading
Atlantic Technology Introduces Larger FS5 Three-in-One Speaker

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